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Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
true. fbi released some records of surveillance so far from all of them. there is where we are live with more on this for us. >> this coming monday, basically marks a one-year anniversary of the first occupy encampment in new york city. and the occupy oakland group turned into one of the most-active in the country. aclu says they received documents confirming lots of people expected the federal government has been keeping an eye on occupy. >> newly lace laid sod being tended to. since demonstrators were evicted. a group of artists filling in a illustration commemorating one-year anniversary of the occupy movement. since it began, aclu has been concerned with how the fbi monitored occupy. >> there is an initial set of documents and gave us a whopping 13 page autos according to the page that's were released, fbi mostly concerned with mass demonstrations targeting port of oakland and oakland international airport. >> this is understandable law enforcement wants to be aware of planned civil disobedience. >> fbi not releasing 24 other pages about monitoring occupy oakland and sites natio
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Sep 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
busiest times. during happy hour. the fbi says adel daoud had been praying to kill as many people as possible before he parked a jeep cherokee that he thought was full of explosives, just after 7:00 p.m. friday. they said he got out of the car, walked a block away from the bar and began squeezing on a trigger that he thought would detonate a car bomb. but the bomb was a fake. it was a sting and the fbi put him in handcuffs. daoud lived only a short distance away in this suburban neighborhood. his neighbors were stunned at the allegations. >> it's very scary. and it hurts my heart because i never would have thought -- never would i have thought that, you know, this was the way his mind was going. >> reporter: fbi officials say daoud came to their attention last october after he allegedly began posting violent messages on the internet. a few months later, fbi undercover agents posing as radicals contacted daoud online. discussions allegedly began about waging jihad here. by the summer, after daoud was put in contact with another undercover agent posing as a terrorist based in norm, new
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Sep 14, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and laying out government efforts to monitor activities. and fbi was mainly concerned with demonstrations aimed at the port of oakland. and fbi sighting national security concerns. ablu says they want to know what is contained in the document that's they did not release. >> there is a second person in contra costa county contracted west nile virus. officials say a woman began showing symptoms in august. the first case this year was reported in a woman from central contra costa this week and there are boblg that are recovering. >> and if you're flying there could be flight delays this weekend at san francisco international airport. one runway sk shut down for safety improves and there is one shut down beginning tonight and lasts until monday. >> transportation officials are finalizing plans to close san mateo bridge two weekends to fix a cracked beam. and they say this will be in a section retro fitted. steel place were welded on as a temporary fix. >> iphone 5 fever is now in full swing. it's madness out there. there is now a two to three week wait for the new phone. >> mea
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Sep 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
a bar full of customers at one of the busiest times during happy hour. the fbi says adel daoud has been planning to kill as many people as possible before he parked his jeep cherokee. that he thought was full of explosives just after 7:00 p.m. friday. they said he got out of the car, walked a block away from the bar, and began squeezing a trigger that he thought would detonate a car bomb. but the bomb was fake. it was a sting. and the fein put him in handcuffs. daoud lived only a short distance away in this suburban neighborhood. his neighbors were stunned at the allegation. >> it's very scary. and it hurts my heart because i never would have thought, never, what i had have thought this was the way his mind was going. >> reporter: fbi investigators any daoud came to their attention last october after he allegedly began posting messages on internet. a few months later fbi agents posing as radicals contacted him online. in the summer, after daoud was put in contact with another undercover agent, posing as a terrorist based in new york, he allegedly began planning an attack and lookin
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Sep 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
responsibility tonight. >>> we're also learning more this evening about the fbi's move to use new science against criminals in this country. eye scans and other so-called biometrics on street corners and in surveillance cameras that scan our faces as we walk by. here's abc's reena ninan now. >> looks like we got a head. >> u.s. marshals. >> reporter: you've seen it on tv. >> got a facial recognition match on the father. >> reporter: and in the movies for years. now it may soon be coming to a city near you, the fbi's billion dollar project will use available surveillance cameras to scan faces and match those images against their national database of known criminals. dubbed the next generation identification program, face recognition, dna, iris scans and voice identification will make it harder for the most wanted to hide. some worry about the potential to invade privacy, others believe it's a crime-fighting tool whose time has come. >> you've got to go after them where they are, and you've got to go after them smart with intelligence and special operations type units. >> reporter: and as w
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Sep 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
only one day off. a month. and both apple and fbi denying a startling claim by a group of hackers that say they broke into an fbi lap top and found information on 12 million apple use year kts. if true, claims would raise questions about why the fbi would obtain such information. apple insists it did not give information to the fbi or other organizations. and yzynga announced plans to release a sequel to the game. while full of cute cartoon animals and plants, farmville two is business for zynga. this faces pressure from investors over poor stock performance. >> and marine powell jobs is boarding the board of trustees at her ahma mater. she earned an mba in stanford in 1991. stocks fluctuated throughout the day, ending mixed after disappointing global economic data and because fed-ex earnings declined. >> and yahoo hired the company's new executive vice president of people and development. background including seven years at goldman sacks before becoming ceo of i-building. she'll be responsible for yahoo talent acquisition and that is an important job, and she'll report to yahoo ceo ma
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
plaza. this is just as aclu received 13 pages of surveillance. >> fbi has a long, sordid history of investigating political prot testors when there have been no suspicion of criminal wrong doing. we're qerned this may be occurring in present-daytimes. >> this shows the government was mainly concerned at demonstrations aimed at the port of oakland. >> and one group has come up with a solution. wayne freedman joins with us the story. >> there is a new twist on taking back our streets. there is where residents have been upset about prostitute. they posted blurred pictures of suspected johns now there is a new weapon. there are signs read international boulevard. in homeland that translates to home of the oldest profession. >> and what i haven't seen. >> renaldo says he's had enough. residents persuaded stit to close two motels where prostitution activities now a third step if local seize someone in the car propositioning a prostitute write down the license and inform police who who will write a letter to register owner. this neighborhood activist. >> we're not making accusations it say
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Sep 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
the story. and ron is back with those details. >> the fbi says the bucket list bandit is now the busted bucket list former bandit. the man they say pulled off all of those bank jobs spanning thousands of miles is now behind bars. not amid heist. but after a routine traffic stop. when michael brewster was pulled over for running a stop sign on the border of arkansas and oklahoma, little did police know that this 54-year-old florida man was suspected by the fbi of being the bucket list bandit. investigators say he earned the nickname, after three months of robbing banks, telling bank tellers he had a gun and four months to live. >> was this guy really terminally ill? or was he just trying to be a mastermind? >> reporter: according to investigators, brewster never said just what he was supposedly dying of or why he needed the money. but his former landlord tells abc news, that brewster was evicted from his pensacola apartment on june 14th. just seven days later, the fbi says he showed up in this stolen suv in arvada, colorado. and then, allegedly embarked on a spree of bank robberie
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Sep 9, 2012 2:00am PDT
, where alameda, where he stole this 40-foot yacht. the police, county officials, the fbi, and the coast guard tracked his open-sea getaway for three days, and last night, just before 8:00, two boats filled with law enforcement and hostage negotiators moved in. >> the suspect expressed that he was remorseful, that he wanted to do anything that he could to assist. >> while their father was taken into custody, the children were reunited with their mother. >> she was exhausted. but happy. >> jennifer has been estranged from her ex-boyfriend for two years. in fact the die her children were taken from her home, she was filing for a restraining order against the suspect. >> ama: in statement released tonight, the children's mother said, i am eternally greatful gl and thankful to the south san francisco and alameda police departments, united states coasu guard, fbi, and the media for their hard work and diligence. she says both kids are doing great. >>> police in pittsburg are piecing together clues in the murder of an 18-year-old who was killed just as he was about to tape a video. >> to his f
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Sep 10, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >>> well, the fbi is closer than ever to usin the system that the agency is working on uses eye scans and other so-called biometrics in cameras that randomly scan people's faces. we have the details. >> looks like we got a hit. u.s. marshals. >> reporter: you've seen it on tv -- >> facial recognition match on the father. >> reporter: -- and in the movies for years. now it may soon be coming to a city near you. the fbi's billion-dollar project will use available surveillance cameras to scan faces and match those images against their national database of known criminals. dubbed the next generation identification program, face recognition, dna, iris scans and voice identification will make it harder for the most wanted to hide. some worry about the potential to invade privacy. others believe it's a crime-fighting tool whose time has come. >> you've got to go after them where they are, go after them smart, intelligence and special operations units. >> reporter: and as we approach the anniversary of september 11th a new bulletin obtained by abc news from law enforcement says official
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Sep 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
an fbi agent's lap top. the fbi saying it did not have a file containing the data hackers claim to have stolen. no comments from apple so far. and there are reports saying cambodia agreed to deport of the pirated share site back. he was arrested last week and he and four co-defendants were convicted in sweden of violating copy right laws and helping consumers down load music. samsung said it found no under age workers at the factory of one of the chinese suppliers, china labor watch said seven children were working in a factory making products. samsung did find workers but says they were students who were there illegally. and arizona is adding more content to its instant video service. and signed an agreement that gives access to thinks of movies. and it comes after amazon signs similar deals with mgm and warner brothers. and as for market, the s and p and dow closed lower but nasdaq was higher after apple helped spark a rebound in shares. your bloomberg silicon valley index closed higher, sales of apple, yahoo and also hewlett-packard pulling index up. and an investment group is b
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Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, we've involved the fbi and hps. >> we were able to get the first look inside as they were sifting through the damage. it was clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> so what is your feeling about all of this? >> i'm not going to express my feelings. i'm just telling you they are going through the investigation and we are trying to piece together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> fire teams were age to quickly knock down the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from one of the windows. a front window waiting areas. >> inside the office the front door and waiting area had been sealed off with crime scene tape. investigators say this is where the fire started but they have not yet said how it started. now friends of the mayor are speculating about why this happened. >> i believe it was a direct attack against mayor davis. i believe that this has been in regards to his deciding to stand up and call in the a. g., the attorney general, in regards to what is happeni
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Sep 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
and fbi and coast guard tracked his getaway for three days. two boats filled with law enforcement and hostage negotiators moved in. >> the suspect said he was remorseful and wanted to do anything he could to assist. >> while their father was taken into custody, the children were reunited with their mother. 1. >> she was exhausted but happy. >> jennifer has been estranged from her ex-boyfriend for two years. in fact, the day her children were taken from her home, she was filing for a restraining order against maffei. abc7 news. >> in a statement just released the children's mother said i'm eternally grateful and thankful to the police department, the united states coast guard, the fbi and the media for all their hard work and diligence. and she says both kids are doing great. >>> police in pittsburgh are piecing together clues in the murder of an 18-year-old that was killed just as about he was about to tape a music video. it happened friday evening in buchanan park. abc7 news reporter sergio has details. ♪ >> to his fans the 18-year-old musician was known as mac day. this is a f
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Sep 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. the police, county officials, the fbi, and the coast guard tracked his open-sea getaway for three days, and last night, just before 8:00, two boats filled with law enforcement and hostage negotiators moved in. >> the suspect expressed that he was remorseful, that he wanted to do anything that he could to assist. >> while their father was taken into custody, the children were reunited with their mother. >> she was exhausted. but happy. >> jennifer has been estranged from her ex-boyfriend for two years. in fact the die her children were taken from her home, she was filing for a restraining order against the suspect. >> ama: in statement released tonight, the children's mother said, i am eternally greatful gl and thankful to the south san francisco and alameda police departments, united states coast guard, fbi, and the media for their hard work and diligence. she says both kids are doing great. >>> police in pittsburg are piecing together clues in the murder of an 18-year-old who was killed just as he was about to tape a video. >> to his friends, the 18-year-old musician was known as
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Sep 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
nothing was found. the investigation has been turned over to the fbi. >> look at the resources that were expended. and the delays to the passengers, the expense to the agencies involved, and to the airport authorities. >> it's incredibly foolish and irresponsible thing to do. and bottom line, it's criminal. >> that man was allowed to board another flight to texas. but when he arrived in dallas, he was arrested on outstanding warrants, issued by texas law enforcement officials. no word, yet, on what they were for. >>> a sheriff's deputy in utah is being called a hero this morning after stopping a runaway car. officer matt boucher, his dash cam caught it all. a male driver had passed out. a 3-year-old was in the backseat. with the car at a crowell, boucher reached in and applied the emergency break. the driver woke up and was taken to an ambulance. >>> a new study suggests that mammograms for young women who at high risk of breast cancer may actually do more harm than good. researchers found that women who had a history of chest radiation in their 20s had a 43% higher risk. they say m
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Sep 8, 2012 1:05am PDT
fbi and several other police agencies including south san francisco police started tracking the sailboat after it was spotted by a fishing vessel off the san mateo coast. now, that police car -- there should be a police car with christopher going back to south san francisco to standarge kidnapping and other charges at the san francisco -- the south san francisco police wouldn't tell us exactly, but the d.a. has to decide that. it has to be processed and it will be a long night for thoses. they h investigators. they have to figure out exactly what happens on that boat. they will have more information for us probably tomorrow. reporting live in monterey, thomas roman, abc news. >> thank you. this is not his first brush with the law. a woman living in clear lake says back in 1989 she was assaulted when she lived. the bay area. lyanne melendez has that part of the story. >> in 1989, rhonda was working as a park ranger aid at an event known as bicycle sunday in san mateo county. her duty was to keep cars out of the area. that's when straub said she encountered christopher, 20 at the
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Sep 18, 2012 4:00am PDT
charges will be not contested. saying his client was improperly lured by an fbi sting. he appeared in federal court to face those charges, attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. accused of blowing up what he thought was a car bomb outside a bar last friday night. >>> an anonymous phone call triggered a bomb scare at new york's jfk airport. but it turned out to be a big hoax. a flight from san francisco and a flight from helsinki were searched yesterday. nothing was found. but things got tense between the tower and one of the pilots. >> we're surrounded by emergency vehicles. there's a reason for this. somebody's got to give us the reason or we're going to evacuate the aircraft. you got 60 seconds. >> the caller claimed two terrorists with explosives were hidden in the wheel wells of the two planes. passengers were allowed to leave after authorities gave the all-clear. >>> nasa, hoping to finally get space shuttle "endeavour" going westward tomorrow. bad weather along the gulf has delayed sending the retired spacecraft to its home in southern california. it will be housed at t
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Sep 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
out of that country by the beginning of next year. >>> and the fbi is investigating a deadly shooting by a border patrol agent. a 32-year-old mother was gunned down in suburban san diego after allegedly hitting the agent with her car. abc's reena ninan joins us live from washington, d.c. with the latest. good morning, reena. >> reporter: good morning to you, ron. the family called the killing senseless and believes the agent involved overreacted but but border police say he acted in self-defense. unjustifiable murder, that's how the family of 32-year-old woman killed by an undercover u.s. border patrol agent feels about their death. >> i love her to the fullest with my heart. >> reporter: this morning they're demanding answers, saying a plainclothes border patrol agent gunned down and killed 32-year-old valeria alvarado in chula vista, california, without reason. >> there's no evidence that my wife threatened a trained officer, you know, a trained officer, to use lethal force. shoot my wife like that and just not even call an ambulance. >> reporter: the agent's body leaving this very
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Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
monday. good night. >>> tonight, secret surveillance of the local occupy movement. the fbi has been keeping watch and taking notes, critics demanding to know why. >> a tactic in the battle against prostitution. we're live where customers of the sex trade have become targets. >> today, chris is home. >> praise from the president from the diplomat killed in the line of
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Sep 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
that country by the beginning of next year. >>> the fbi is investigated a deadly shooting by a border patrol agent. >> good morning, to you, ron. the family called the killing senseless and that the agent involv involved. unjustifiable murder how the family of 32-year-old woman killed by a border patrol feel about their death. this morning, they're demanding answers, saying a plain clothesed border patrol agent gunned down and killed this woman without reason. >> wife threatened a trained officer, you know, a trained officer, to use lethal force. >> the agent's body leaving this very large dent in the window. police say that the agents were in the neighborhood to serve a felony warrant. >> literally ran our agent down. our agent was impacted, hit by the vehicle and carried several hundreds of feet on the hood before fearing for his life. >> that's when he fired five fatal blows. leaving this mother of five with bullet wounds in her arms and chest and her husband says -- >> i want justice, yes. whoever shot my wife, that guy needs to get shot. >> the mother leaves behind five ki
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
and carried out attacks around the weerld a muslim imam has been arrested in mexico. fbi confirms that he was arrested saturday on a probation violation in connection with a 2-year-old bank fraud case. expected of being part of hezbollah operating in mexico and presented a reportedly fake passport when arrested. >> just ahead, beating the high cost of having fun in the bay area. >> next, where to find bargains and have a good time. >>> no one has to tell you the bay area is an expensive place to live. >> no. >> and michael finney has ideas on how to help with that. >> i do have a few. and there is a community with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the city's culture and diversity. best things in life are indeed, free. >> this is coming off summer there is a spending hangover. >> that is katie dunceworth the answer two of smart cookies books offering financial advice saying many of us spent a lot of money on summer trips and vacations, and more recently, on back to school expenses. >> and you're starting to add up bills and realize how etch pensive things have been. >> katie says sh
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Sep 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
being taken away for further investigation. the bank manager herself is being questioned by the fbi. the bomb squad using a robot to detonate the device is still unclear whether it was genuine. there are echoes of that fatal robbery in pennsylvania in 2003 when a pizza delivery guy walked into a bank with a pipe bomb strapped to his neck and walked out with $8,700. the bomb later exploded killing him, unclear whether he was in on that plot. this morning, the bank manager said she feared for her life and just did exactly as she was told. >> she took the money out of the bank and threw it out the door to the bank robbers. >> reporter: two bank robbers who never set foot inside the building, escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> nick, our thanks to you tonight. >>> and when we come back, we've all shopped online. now comes word if you wait just one minute before you click "buy" you can actually save $100. the big secret revealed next. $100. the big secret revealed next. questions? anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? y
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Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in the fbi and the atf to assist in this investigation. this is the burnt-out reception yirr of what used to be the law offices of mayor osby davis. we got the first look inside as davis and cleanup crews sifted through the ashes to recover as much as they can. mayor davis was clearly stun bide the fire. >> i am not going to express my feelings. i am just telling you, they are going through the investigation. we are trying to piece together the pieces. we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> reporter: this is office space davis has rent forward more than two decades. what hangs on the alls now are scorched and singed proclamations and plaque, mementos from a career in public service. this is a fire that started that started early this morning, at about 1:30. >> a fire coming through one of the windows. in the waiting area. crews aggressively attacked the fire to sustain it to the room of origin. >> reporter: according to the fire department, indications are that it may be arson, so they will turn this over to the vallejo police department so they can pursue the criminal part
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Sep 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
housed prince harry. so the real question this morning, was he the target? also, terror plot. the fbi busted an 1-year-old for planning to set off a car bomb at a chicago nightclub. just how close did the young man get to pulling it off and causing major destruction? we will have the latest. plus shocking video, you won't believe this, of an 18-month-old in the hands of a 300-pound guerrilla and this was no accident. so who would do this and why? i think the answer will surprise you, carolyn. and finally, he's being called the hottest man on the planet. from being on billboards around the world and appearing on just about every fashion magazine, he's the top male model and we had the task of spending the day with him and find out just what it takes to strike the perfect pose. >> carolyn, he's here as well showing us how to strike the perfect pout. so you may want to tune in and take some notes. >> that's what they do. they don't seem too smile, they just pout. >> yeah. >> yes. i'll look for that. thank you. we are going to check out sports. >>> san francisco 49ers fans should think tw
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Sep 16, 2012 8:00am PDT
? >> jake, it's important to know that there's an fbi investigation that has begun and it will take some time to be completed. that will tell us with certainly what transpired. our current assessment, is that fact what began as was a spontaneous not a premeditated response to what had transpired in cairo, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this video that was disseminated. we believe that folks in benghazi, a small number of people came to the consulate to replicate this sort of challenge that was posed in cairo and then as that unfolded, it seems as hijacked, let's us say, by some individual clusters of extremists that came with heavier weapons, weapons as you know, in the wake of the revolution in libya are quite common and accessible. then it evolved from there. we'll get to see exactly what the investigation finally confirms. but that's the best information that we have at present. >> why was there such a security breakdown in benghazi? >> first of all, we had substantial presence with our -- >> not substantial enough -- >> with our personnel at our consul
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Sep 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
children appear fine and unharmed. the coast guard and fbi and several other police agencies, including south san francisco police, started tracking the sailboat after it was spotted by a fishing vessel 50 miles off the san mateo coast. south san francisco police, with christopher maffei in custody, sped off from the pier to south san francisco. maffei will be charged with kidnapping. abc7 news. >>> abc7 news has learned this is not match's first brush with the law. a woman living in clear lake says back in 1989 he was say assaulted by him when she lived in the bay area. we have that part of the story. >> in 1989 rhonda st of raub was working as a park ranger aid at an event in san mateo county. her duty was to keep cars out of the area. that's when she encountered christopher maffei, only 20 at the time, who was upset he couldn't get through. >> he jumps out, punches me out, tries to run me over with his truck. i fortunately rolled into my vehicle, and he sped off. i got his license number. i struggled, pregnant at that time. >> straub said she miscarried the next day. strau
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Sep 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
u.s. diplomatic workers have been ordered to leave the country this morning, as the fbi and other agencies try to figure out who carried out the malicious attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >> i want to assure you, we will bring their killers to justice. >> reporter: the attack was complex and preplanned. likely, for the anniversary of september 11th. it was around 10:00 at night in libya. 20 heavily armed attackers began firing at the libyan security guards protecting the american consulate, before setting the main building ablaze. inside, ambassador stevens and several others were trapped between the flames and the gunfire. stevens became separated from the others by the heavy, black smoke, while trying to exit the building. it was nearly a five-hour gun battle. additional security eventually regained some control, while employees escaped. but the buildings are now abandoned. it was also nearly 12 hours before ambassador stevens' body was returned by local libyans, who had carried him to a hospital in an effort to save him. a contingent of som
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Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
justice. and george, abc news has confirmed that the fbi, which has been dispatched to libya to lead the investigation, has not even reached benghazi yet, 16 days after the attack, largely due to safety concerns. now, officials worry, by the time the officials from the fbi get to the site, it will have been picked clean, george. >> such a dangerous situation right now. okay, jake, thank you. >>> and at the united nations today, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu took center stage with a new and pretty low tech prop. you see it right there. that line drawing of a bomb, designed to make his point that iran's nuclear program must be stopped before the moment next year when they'll be able to build a bomb. the prime minister argued that iran will back down if the world draws a clear, red line. >>> and today, the nation's top doctors at the centers for disease control sounded the alarm about this year's flu season, which starts next month. they urged every american to consider getting a flu shot, saying that even though last year's season was mild, this year's could be, quote, unpr
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Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
went inside. they then sped off in a white kia, with what the fbi now says is a significant amount of cash. the bomb looked convincing enough, but when the bomb squad finally detonated it -- it turned out to be fake. you can see the front entrance of this branch has all the security measures you'd expect, but the robbers used a side entrance here where there are no cameras. they appear to have known enough about the bank's security to avoid getting their pictures taken. the bank robbers clearly did their homework. so how often do you catch these guys? >> 60% of the time we're able to identify the individuals and catch them. >> reporter: so 40% of the time, the bank robbers get away? >> well, 60% of the time they do get caught. >> reporter: with no surveillance pictures to go by, the fbi's strongest lead may be the branch manager. that's her being walked out to safety. she's now in protective custody. and the manhunt is on for those two masked men. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> coming up right here, isaac strikes again. the storm in the gulf, coming back for more. 8% ever
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Sep 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
trying to detonate his car bomb outside a bar, not knowing the fbi had given him a fake explosive. abc's alex perez has all of the new details. >> reporter: in court today, the attorney for 18-year-old daoud said his client was young and immature, but no terrorist. >> i know terrorism cases. this doesn't smell like a terrorism case. >> reporter: prosecutors charged he was determined to kill americans. according to court documents investigators tracked daoud for months. in one internet forum he allegedly wrote "i live in the united states of america/hypocrisy. i hate the oppression of the usa and i would love to do something that would hurt it from the inside." his target, according to investigators, a packed downtown chicago bar friday night. the co-owner of cal's bar and liquors told abc he believes his bar was the target. the location matches the description in the affidavit. authorities say daoud parked his jeep cherokee, containing what he believed was a bar in front of the bar, walked away and then attempted to detonate the device. that's when the fbi pounced. i graduate from his su
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Sep 17, 2012 7:00am PDT
downtown chicago friday night. the fbi hasn't named the bar but overnight, the owner of cal's bar and liquors told abc news he believes his bar was the target. it matches the description in the affidavit. authorities say daoud drove a jeep chair -- cherokey, parked it in front, and walked away. he didn't know the bomb was a fake. provided to him by undercover fbi agents. the bar's owner says approximately 15 undercover agents wearing ear pieces, surrounded the bar, arresting daoud on the spot. neighbors around daoud's suburban chicago home stunned at the allegations. according to the affidavit, undercover agents posing as radicals first started exchanging messages with daoud in may. court documents show daoud had allegedly been sharing information online about killing americans in a terrorist attack since october. in the criminal complaint, investigators say daoud made several postings on an internet forum. i hate the oppression of the usa and i'd like to do something to hurt it from the inside, he allegedly wrote. >> islamic extremists believe if you're not part of their philosophy,
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Sep 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: the children appear fine and unharmed. the coast guard and the fbi and several other police agencies including south san francisco police started tracking the sailboat after it was spotted by a fishing vessel off the san mateo coast. now, that police car -- there should be a police car with christopher going back to south san francisco to stand charges for possible kidnapping and other charges at the san francisco -- the south san francisco police wouldn't tell us exactly, but the d.a. has to decide that. it has to be processed and it will be a long night for those investigators. they have to figure out exactly what happens on that boat. they will have more information for us probably tomorrow. reporting live in monterey, thomas roman, abc news. >> thank you. this is not his first brush with the law. a woman living in clear lake says back in 1989 she was assaulted when she lived in the bay area. lyanne melendez has that part of the story. >> in 1989, rhonda was working as a park ranger aid at an event known as bicycle sunday in san mateo county. her duty was to keep c
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Sep 28, 2012 1:40am PDT
justice. and abc news has learned that officials from the fbi, which is leading the investigation in benghazi has not even gotten to benghazi more than 16 days after the attack because of security concerns. now officials worry by the time they do get to the site, it will have been picked clean. jake tapper, abc news, the white house. >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in new york for the opening session of the united nations general assembly. he also met with secretary of state hillary clinton one on one, during which he was expected to make his case for military action to stop iran from developing its nuclear program. he used a line drawing the bomb to make the same case at the u.n. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> netanyahu said iran will back down if the world draws that clear red line. but he warned that it will have enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear bomb by next summer. that's what they're saying. netanyahu believes we're about six months away from them having en
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Sep 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
until fbi can sort this out. >> yes. he's going to -- i'm not sure if i can find it. >> and thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. >> there is. >> hoping streets will be safer after a 12-year-old girl is killed. >> get ready for critical mass. bike riders descend on the streets. >> i'm sandhya patel. hot weather coming up this weekend prompting heat watches. i'll show you what areas will go under those and how hot goitsing to get coming up. >> good evening, investigators have found no fault with a driver. >> there are calls to make it safer where it happened. >> this is where people stopped to talk about the accident happening here yesterday. the 12-year-old riding a bike home from school when hit head on by an suv at about 3:00 p.m. and she was flown to childrens hospital, oakland. she was a 7th grader and the school called in grief counselor autos there are no words to express sorrow and loss. there is pain is deep. >> and he described her this way. >> beautiful. loving. outgoing and her mother as well. >> and the death might be a yat lift for changes along novato boulevard it
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Sep 16, 2012 4:00am PDT
correspondent pierre thomas has the latest this morning from washington. pierre, what do we know. >> the fbi said that the suspect had deadly intentions. he pararayed would as often as possible. on friday night. the fbi said with the bar full of people at one of the busiest times of the evening he stood a block away and squeezed a trigger that he thought that would detonate a bomb. >> pierre, how did police find this guy? >> fbi officials said that he came to their attention last october, after he became posting violent messages on the internet. discussions allegedly became about jihad, he allegedly planning an attack and looking at potential targets. the fbi said that he even did surveillance on the bar, dan. >> pierre thomas our chief justice correspondent reporting from washington. thank you, pierre. >>> we'll turn to that breaking news overseas, four u.s. soldiers were killed today in afghanistan in another insider attack. afghan soldiers turning on their allies. that brazen attack by taliban on a u.s. base friday that killed two marines, it's also the base where prince harry is statione
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Sep 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
shirt. >> you guys got -- >> jimmy: chris and tim, where did you go? >> i am fbi -- >> jimmy: listen. you know what you'll both win a prize. each ware of roommates got a skype enabled tv. dicky, tell them what they won. >>> find out more at skype.com. >> jimmy: hey, guys, guy, did you see keanu reeves via skype. >> high, keanu. >> jimmy: anything you want to ask him? >> yeah, why did you take the red pills? >> because i wanted to know the truth. >> jimmy: that's all we can ask is for the truth. "side by side" is currently on demand and in select cities right now. we'll be right back with ginnifer goodwin. ♪ i'm freaking out man. why? i thought jill was your soul mate. no, no it's her dad. the general's your soul mate? dude what? no, no, no. he's, he's on my back about providing for his little girl. hey don't worry. e-trade's got a killer investing dashboard. everything is on one page, your investments, quotes, research... it's like the buffet last night. whatever helps you understand man. i'm watching you. oh yeah? well i'm watching you, watching him. [ male announcer ] try the e-t
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Sep 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
bomb wasn't real. it was an fbi sting and abc's chief justice correspondent pierre thomas has the latest this morning from washington. pierre, what do we know? >> reporter: good morning, dan. the fbi said the the suspect had deadly intentions. according to authorities adel daoud, age 18, prayed that he would kill as many people as possible before he parked his car outside a bar in chicago on friday night at 7:00 p.m. the fbi said with the bar full of people at one of the busiest times of the evening, daoud stood a block away and squeezed a trigger he thought would detonate the bomb, but as you said, it was a sting. the bomb was a fake. and daoud was arrested. >> pierre, how did police find this guy? and what happened then in terms of the investigation? >> reporter: fbi officials said daoud came to their attention last october after he began posting violent messages on the internet. a few months later, fbi uncovered agents posing as radicals contacted daoud. discussions allegedly began about jihad by the summer as daoud was put in contact with another fbi agent posing as a terroris
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Sep 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
trying to break into vans loaded in movie equipment. in costume, as an fbi agent, waving a fake fbi badge, very much in character, the 6'5", johnson took care of the bad guys. he took the bad guys. and to quote him, they smelled what the rock was cooking. is there debate over his size? josh, he's not as tall as you? >> probably not, no. >> so, i stand corrected. we'll have that updated later on the broadcast. >> as news comes available. >>> a member of the extended royal family was having fun in the states. in new york this time. it was not prince harry making the rounds. it was royal sister-in-law, pippa, enjoying manhattan and the hamptons over the weekend. her date, and no word on whether it was romance ore friendship, was hotel mogul andre belaz. did i say that correctly? he is handsome. he dated uma thurman, and chelsea handler. guests noticed her playing ping-pong, dining in a fabulous spot. one tweeted this picture of a not-so-undercover pippa. >> coming to manhattan and not coming to visit us. of all of the coverage? >> she could come. yeah. >> she was at your place? >> we h
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Sep 14, 2012 1:40am PDT
a relationship with his estranged daughter allison. the thing is the fbi and his old cohorts actually think he got the $10 million in the heist gone bad, and the scene you're about to see is when he finds out that his ex-partner played by a very crazed josh lucas, he finds out that josh lucas has, indeed, kidnapped his daughter, demanding ransom. >> there is no cash. >> i had a feeling you'd say that. >> i burned it just before harlan got to me. >> stop it. >> it's true. >> what's taking so long? >> hold on. >> wait a minute. who -- who -- that voice, who was that? >> oh, yes. that's his daughter. so basically nicolas cage has one day to uncover the $10 million that he never stole in the heist to begin with. don't have any reviews really except for one from npr. and they said what's been taken is mostly the plot. rated r though. i think it looks kind of interesting. you be the judge. >> that guy looks like an excellent bad guy. he looks bad. >>> "resident evil evil: retribution." it's the latest edition of this post apocalypse action drama. all right. i'm going to borough the
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Sep 6, 2012 1:40am PDT
investigation. the bank manager herself is being questioned by the fbi. the bomb squad using a robot to detonate the device. it is still unclear whether it was genuine or fake. there are echoes of the fatal robbery in pennsylvania in 2003 when a pizza delivery guy walked into a bank with a pipe bomb strapped to his neck and walked out with $8,700. the bomb later exploded killing him. unclear whether he was in on the plot. the bank manager says she feared for her life and just did exactly as she was told. >> she took the money out of the bank and threw it out the door to the bank robbers. >> two bank robbers who never set foot inside the building escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >>> well, aftershocks continue in costa rica after a powerful earthquake shook the country. the 7.6 quake caused one death and minor damage. yesterday, the quake was 25 miles underground. deeper quakes are usually widely felt but cause less damage. >>> a week after making landfall in louisiana, isaac may spring back to life in the gulf. a broken-off remnant, t
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Sep 9, 2012 9:00am PDT
police, county officials and fbi and coast guard tracked his getaway for three days. two boats filled with law enforcement and hostage negotiators moved in. >> the suspect said he was remorseful and wanted to do anything he could to assist. >> while their father was taken into custody, the children were reunited with their mother. >> she was exhausted, but happy. >> jennifer has been estranged from her ex-boyfriend for two years. in fact, the day her children were taken from her home, she was filing for a restraining order against maffei. abc7 news. >> in a statement just released the children's mother said i'm eternally grateful and thankful to the south sanfrancisco police department, the united states coast guard, the fbi and the media for all their hard work and diligence. and she says both kids are doing great. >>> police in pittsburgh are piecing together clues in the murder of an 18-year-old that was killed just as about he was about to tape a music video. it happened friday evening in buchanan park. abc7 news reporter sergio has details. ♪ >> to his fans the 18-year-old musi
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Sep 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
ask his friends, he was their brother, as well. >> reporter: fbi agents from the new york office will soon be arriving in libya to assist in the investigation. >>> and a top foreign policy adviser to republican mitt romney appears to be blaming president obama for the deadly middle east protests. richard williamson tells this morning's "washington post" that with a, quote, president romney, you'd be in a different situation. williamson also directed the criticism to the president's response to the attacks this week. but in an interview with george stephanopoulos, candidate romney now seems to be backing away. >> it was not directly applicable and appropriate for the setting. i think it should have been taken down. and apparently, the white house felt the same way. >> reporter: when the president says, you shoot first and aim later. >> this is politics. i'm not going to worry about the campaign. >> you can see george's entire interview with mitt romney later on "good morning america." >>> the man who wrote, produced and directed the film is in hiding now this morning, fearing for his l
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
victim making off with 35,000s ndz cash. >> and hackers say they have tapped into an fbi agent lap top, gaining access to one million unique device numbers for apple products. the hacking collective then leaked all of the numbers and says it's an effort to cull attention to what it says is evidence that the government is potentially tracking people, apple did allow developers to access numbers to monitor user activity and target ads. the cap last announced it was phasing out that kind of access. >> and well, in this economy, as we know, people find themselves in a bind and we need money, quickly. >> many turned to so called pay day lenders. you've seen those. there is news about operations tonight. >> yeah. big news. we have a huge crack down onion line pay day lenders. state regulators issued nine citations to internet pay day lenders operating illegally in the state of california. many advertise they can get up to a thousand dollars into your accounts in as little as one hour. the ones unlicensed are offering loans in excess of the caps other thing is that some of them are being unsc
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
a raid on a single neighborhood. 150 cops and fbi agents seized 300 pot plants after serving warrants on 3 homes near the auto mall. authorities say this neighborhood looked and smelled like a pot farm. and investigators say most have links to gangs. the raid planned after complaints from neighbor autos there is an actor moan for a role in "sons of anarchy" has been found dead. police believe the 28-year-old beat his 81-year-old land laid yeah to death in her los angeles home, then jumped a fence, and attacked a neighbor. police arrive they had found his body in a driveway and they think he might have fallen from a roof. inside they found the land lady's body as well as a dead cat. lewis is released from jail after serving time for an assault and burglary case. >> there is a movement calling on trader joes to stop selling meat raised with antibiotics. the union delivered half a million signatures to the chain as part of a meat perfect out drugs campaign. and crediting trader joes for offer something proteins free of medication. >> and there is an executive from google release
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Sep 6, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >>> we have this breaking news now the fbi in philadelphia want to know who that person was who called in a hoax that forced a jetliner to make an unscheduled landing this morning. us airways flight had to return to philadelphia after it took off for dallas somebody called authorities claiming a man on that flight had a dangerous substance. a bomb squad searched the plane and found nothing that man is not a suspect and didn't do anything wrong. police call the hoax a nasty trick. >>> less than an hour from now, bells will be ringing in san francisco's union square. it is a tradition we were hoping to have those bells, we don't. muni's top crew will battle it out for the title of world champion cable car ringer today's event will feature an amateur contest followed by the main event. [ bells ringing ] >> that event is free. this is video from a past competition. a lot of folks like to try that out even the amateurs, i tried it once it is harder than you >> stay with us, a treat for chocolate lovers this weekend. i work at the cable company, and i get to wear a hard hat... a question alread
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Sep 17, 2012 3:00am PDT
appears in federal court today. fbi investigators say adel daoud parked a jeep cherokee outside the bar friday night. then he walked away, squeezing what he believed to be the trigger. it turns out the bomb was a fake supplied by the fbi, and daoud was arrested as part of an undercover sting. >>> another story out of chicago. the teachers dragging into a second week, even after a tentative contract that over the weekday seemed like a sure thing. after meeting for three hours yesterday, the union delegates told leaders they need more time to review that deal, and now mayor rahm emanuel is threatening to file a lawsuit to force teachers back to wok. but the union says wednesday is the absolute early left schools could reopen. >> the key is on tuesday we will be coming back to determine whether or not they're going to suspend the strike. >> there's no reason why our kids can not be in school while the union reviews the agreement. >> both sides have been at odds mainly over teacher evaluations and job security. the union president said last night the teachers are not happy with the agreemen
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Sep 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
singles and fbi and coast guard tracked his getaway for three days. last night just before ate two boats filled with law enforcement and loss neglect goators moved in. >> the suspect said he was remorseful and wanted to do anything he would of could to assist. >> the children were reunited with their grandmother. >> jennifer has been estranged from her ex-boyfriend for two years. in fact, the day her children were taken from her home, she was filing for a restraining order against paw -- maffei. abc7 news. >> in a statement just released the children's mother said i'm eternally thankful to the police departments, the united states coast guard, fbi and the media for all of their hard work and diligence. she says both kids are doing great. >>> police in pittsburgh are piecing together clues in the murder of an 18-year-old that was killed just as about he was about to tape a music video. it happened friday evening in buchanan park. abc7 news reporter sergio has details. >> to his fans the 18-year-old musician was known as mac day. this is a film he filmed this friends earlier this summer. h
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Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
government promised cooperation and the fbi is involved as well. >> okay, martha. thank you. i know you'll continue reporting the story. as you know, american officials are moving right now to protect the more than 9,000 men and women in the u.s. foreign service. so many of them braving dangers abroad. the names of their fallen comrades will be etched on a wall at the state department and today president obama paid his respects there and secretary clinton spoke with fierce passion about their service. tonight abc's jon karl has more about those who died. >> reporter: war was still raging when he first arrived in libya last year. ambassador chris stevens fully embraced one of the most dangerous diplomatic missions in the world. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> he risked his life to stop a tyrant and gave his life trying to help build a better libya. >> reporter: john mccain was with the ambassador when libya celebrated its first ever free elections. >> chris stevens was one of the finest men i've known in my life. he loved the libyan people. th
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Sep 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
. this morning, the fbi's investigating whether this scene was all just a vicious prank, possibly by a woman scorned. it all began at 7:30 a.m. thursday, at philadelphia international airport. an ominous tip came in to police. there was a male passenger at the airport with explosives. authorities quickly discovered the passenger, identified as christopher shell, was on u.s. air flight 1267, which had already taken off for dallas. fearing the man had snuck a bomb onboard, the plane was ordered back to philadelphia. shell had no clue. he wrote on his facebook page. we spent a half hour in the air to be notified that the plane had technical difficulties and had to turn back. upon return, the plane was met by an army of fbi and philadelphia tactical teams. >> five guys came on the plane loaded and guns drawn. you see the guy's rifle coming up alongside my face. about that time, he did an abrupt 90-degree turn and pointed it at the guy sitting next to me. >> reporter: the drama continued as an exhaustive search was conducted. after all that, no bomb. nothing. >> all indications are, that th
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